Every year this is a hard day. As the years pass it doesn’t seem to get easier. But.. I have developed a strategy to get through the day, which I will share with you today.Continue reading “Ten year anniversary: mums angel wings”
The place I sat on my return
Waves rolling as I wept
I had just laid you to rest
But memories are kept
Magic powers of the sea
Listen to its roar
Scream, yell, cry and sob
The sea can always take more
Water is the breath of life
And also takes away.
I sit atop the viewing point
And quietly I pray.
That you are looking down on me
Proud of all I have achieved
Your arms wrap round, give me a hug
It’s ok to grieve.
📝 POEM By Melanie Magowan
Today marks 8 months since I had my total knee replacement. It also marks 6 years since I lost my beautiful mother to aggressive stomach cancer.
As each year goes by it saddens me more, how much of the rest of my life she is missing and how far back I have to go to find photos of us.
Empty chairs, empty mailbox, empty heart, empty voicemail.
It’s been 5 years now since we lost you and it never seems to get easier. As the years go by I become less and less tolerant of complainers, of people who never seem satisfied with their life, their lot, their appearance, their fitness, whatever it is, they just aren’t satisfied.
I look around me. Life is tough, I often feel it’s unfair, but I’m alive to breathe another day. Sadly, you aren’t that lucky. Continue reading “Happy Heavenly birthday, Mum”
Relay for Life 2018 took place at the weekend. We were a proud team of 42 and we raised a cracking $2967! Thank you to everyone who helped us to do that. Here is our story, along with the rest of this week’s news. Continue reading “Podcast #5: Relay for Life 2018”